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Children and Disease Stigma – What Are We Doing To Teach Tolerance?

Image courtesy of Disney's Recess By Kimberly Reyes (@CommDuCoeur) As adults, nearly all of us look back on our middle school days and shudder: some of us were too skinny, too large, too tall, or...
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Social Media Mining: Raw, Unfiltered Patient Insights Drive Innovation

Today's guest blog post comes from Chris Kelly, MEd, MA, Director of Health Education at HealthEd. Prior to HealthEd, Chris was director of education for the Alzheimer's Association and also served...
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Embedding

Image courtesy of Dvice By DJ Edgerton (@wiltonbound) Heres a recent social-media post you may have missed: "5 Trends That Will Shape the Next Few Years of Social Media by David Reinhardt for The...
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Lemonade Life’s Allison Blass Talks About Patient Activists and Engaging with Healthcare/Pharma Companies

Back at Digital Pharma East, Pixels & Pills interviewed Allison Blass, author of the blog Lemonade Life, "the adventures of a twenty-something with Type I Diabetes living in New York." We took...
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We Are Not Alone

By DJ Edgerton (@wiltonbound) Pixels & Pills wrote about this topic back in early September, and I've seen the theme pop up at a lot of events and discussions recently, and all over the Web....
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Mother Knows Best

(Rest in peace, Barbara Billingsley...) By Kimberly Reyes (@CommDuCoeur) We learned something from reading the Wall Street Journals recaps from the recent TEDMED conference - well, we learned a...
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Catch Up With Pixels & Pills At Digital Pharma East!

Oktoberfest? Halloween? Apple picking? Hayrides? Nope. The real excitement every fall is Exls annual Digital Pharma East! With a lot of events, you have to decide what you want. Conference or...
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Social Media for Connecting with Patients

By Andy Smith Social media is the new mainstream. A new report from Nielsen Co. finds that Americans are devoting almost a quarter of their Internet time on social networking sites and blogs, a 43...
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Pixels & Pills Talks to Kevin Kruse about ePatient Connections 2010!

Last year's ePatient Connections conference was the event of the year, attracting some of the most influential voices in the industry and garnering lots of positive feedback from the attendees....
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Are You Game?: Gaming and the Healthcare Industry

By Todd LaRoche (@toddlaroche) I wasnt more than a small child the first time I hyper-spaced through the galaxy in Asteroids. Within seconds of whizzing past meteors and shooting stars, I was...
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Mayo Clinic Plans to Build the First Healthcare Social Media Center

Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota By Kimberly Reyes (@CommDuCoeur) Designed to "spur broader and deeper engagement in social media by hospitals, medical professionals and patients," the...
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Are You Ready to Get UnNiched?

By Kimberly Reyes (@CommDuCoeur) Seth Godin wrote a blog post that identifies two kinds of schooling: one where "you learn technique, facts and procedures, and one where "you learn to see, learn...
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